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A new year for me...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      14 comments

We're getting ready to go to my favorite restaurant to celebrate my birthday and the meal is free. They give you a meal on your birthday. I jsut ahve to show my ID/Drivers License. As you know by now Leone is the best Birthday gift I ahve... Read more

This is it!

Sunday, November 14, 2010      26 comments

Today we graduate. I'm so overwhelmed. Teary eyed. I've come a long way to get my guide dog. Then we head home this evening flying from Ontario airport to Portland, OR. Then our life begins together. Bless your hearts for your suppor... Read more


Wednesday, November 10, 2010      12 comments

My beautiful Leone ... Read more

I'm really blessed...

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      14 comments

To have found and met Bob Wendler at Guide Dogs of the Dessert here in Palm Springs. Not only has he made my dream of obtaining my first ever Guide Dog a very positive experience for me he made another dream come true. Yesterday early his ... Read more

One more week...

Sunday, November 07, 2010      11 comments

A week from today I will graduate. I'll give a speech at the graduation. It's been a busy week. I'm tired. Not getting quality sleep. It's not my bed. Can't wait to be in my own bed. This past week we've been working Traffic lights ... Read more

2 weeks down and 2 to go

Sunday, October 31, 2010      14 comments

It is rest day today. No work and noexercise for the wicked. I've been getting in some darn good exercise. 3 miles a day believe it or not and that was not my doing. Ye... Read more

As my 2nd week in Palm Springs comes to a close

Saturday, October 30, 2010      14 comments

It's darn hot here. I should ahve packed more summer clothes.And I hear it's pretty cold back home in Oregon. To give you an idea of what we've been doing... My trainer here at the school is the Master of Mahem. He is tricky and sly w... Read more

It's been a busy first week

Sunday, October 24, 2010      18 comments

And very little sleep the first 3 days due to anticipation and excitement about meeting my dog. No words can express the joy andexcitement and emotional feelings involved there.. Guide Dogs of the Dessert is based in White Water, Californi... Read more

What an emotional day today.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010      16 comments

And I didn't pig out. I have a great beautiful new Guide dog. Her anme is Hawaiin. Leone. She is 2 years old. She is veryd evoted o me already. I was introduced to her this morning shortly after 10 am. The beginning wasn't what I was ... Read more

In Palm Springs...

Monday, October 18, 2010      14 comments

Well I haven't slept since Friday night or Saturday. Excitement and not hearing my alarm was keeping me awake. I'm in the computer room at the school. It's not my computer but it'll do. The plane went well with 1 valium. I was pretty nervou... Read more

Tragedy and Triumph

Saturday, October 16, 2010      20 comments

My brother, Dennis has been in the Hospital for the better aprt of the last 2 years. He's battling Kidney/heart and bladder as well as foot problems from diabetes related problems. However his blood sugar numbers ahve been good. this past wee... Read more

Happy White Cane Day!

Friday, October 15, 2010      11 comments

I'll be walkiIt's National White Cane Day. While I am eagerly looking forward to exchanging this white cane for four paws, I need to take a moment to remember all of the activists who faught hard for my civil rights that entitle me to travel saf... Read more

It was fun.

Thursday, October 14, 2010      5 comments

My daughter and her friend Alysa came to lend Blind ambition my Dragon boat team support. he highliht of the evening was when we were passed out blindfolds that Patricias... Read more


Tuesday, October 12, 2010      10 comments

I am going to be my Blind Ambition Teams top contribution getter. LOL We have been very busy begging and soliciting the public and businesses for contributions to give as door prizes or to raise money for our trips upcomign China trip that w... Read more

Guide Dogs of the Desert in Palm Springs, California

Monday, October 11, 2010      19 comments

.org/ Six days and I'll be on a plane on my way there. I felt I should share with you about where I will be for 28 days. A long time. Back to my home land of California. Shorts weather! ... Read more

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